Facebook is back

Steven Cook @ByStevenCook |November 12, 2018 Screenshot of the error message Photographer: Screenshot (inset) Shutterstock (background) Facebook appeared to have suffered an outage Monday afternoon. The site went out just before 1 p.m. and returned about 25 minutes later. During the outage, The Daily Gazette in Schenectady received the message “Sorry, something went wrong. We’re working …

Niskayuna High School put on lockdown after threating note found

Niskayuna High School was placed in lockdown at around 1 p.m. Monday, after a student found a threatening note, the school said in a message posted on its website. The lockdown delayed dismissal and prompted all after-school activities at both the high school and middle schools to be cancelled, the district said at 2:20 p.m. …

High schools: Shenendehowa field hockey wins in OT

Rachel Sterle scored with 4:37 left in sudden-death overtime, leading Shenendehowa to a 2-1 victory over Guilderland in the Section II Class A field hockey tournament semifinals on Thursday. Sterle assisted on Olivia Howard’s first-half goal. Sarah Williamstied it for Guilderland in the first half. The top-seeded Plainsmen will take on second-seeded Saratoga Springs in …

Girard III makes his pick

GLENS FALLS — New York’s all-time basketball scoring leader is staying home. Joseph Girard III, the Glens Falls sharpshooter whose scholastic career has been marked by one big scoring outburst after another, verbally committed to Syracuse University Sunday evening before a large crowd of friends, family, teammates and media at the Queensbury Hotel. “It was the …